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Olive or Twist

140 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3306
+1 412-255-0525
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake batter” (4 reviews)
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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140 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in for a drink on a week night. There was a decent crowd. Several good options on the drink menu. The night I was there they were training a new bartender so I saw a few mixups on drinks but the staff generally...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My husband and I always make a point to stop for a martini here. I love the Pear martini! Happy hour is always busy and lively, We usually get an appetizer or two. Love the kale chips.

Thank LizF1528
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Was going to a show nearby and was able to get a reservation an hour and a half before the show. Server knew we were going to a show and made sure we got out on time. (with moments to spare)

Thank SharonB1313
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Busy & lively, this is a popular pre-theater bar/bistro that quiets down as nearby curtain times approach & what a surprise, when we ordered the nacho appetizer & the towering pile of delicious warm colorful chips, smothered, with gooey melted cheese, guacamole, olives, etc., turned...More

2  Thank Herstory_62
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the drinks, but were not overly impressed with the overall experience here. The staff was attentive, but did not seem interested in answering questions we had about the drinks. Although the restaurant does not have control over this, the customers in there were...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The grilled cheese and tomato soup fit the bill the night we went. We were a bit short on time and weren’t very hungry. The decor was charming and we were able to be seated without a reservation. Appreciate being able to see the menu...More

Thank photobug429
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I bit the bullet and purchased tickets for the RMU Speaker Series discussions for 2017-18. The first was last Wednesday and we planned on having dinner at Olive or Twist prior to going to Heinz Hall. To start out our meal, we...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I went here with my husband and some friends for my birthday. The salted caramel pretzel martini is absolutely amazing. I also had some kind of lavender martini that was good too. I had the lobster mac n cheese and my husband had shrimp tortellini...More

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Met a friend here while I was in town for business. We had a great dinner and took advantage of happy hour prices for drinks and appetizers. Pear cosmopolitan was yummy and we both enjoyed the buffalo chicken dip. Service was good.

Thank eegb27
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Always good food, drinks, and service. I love that they take reservations, too. They even have a good brunch before Steelers games. Not every restaurant opens early enough, but they always do.

Thank KatKealy
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Questions & Answers
5 July 2016|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
I had dinner there last Thursday and I did not see a private room. You might want to give them a call.
Pat C
18 June 2015|
Response from Jeff W | Property representative |
Yes, we not only accept them, we encourage them. We usually fill up about a week in advance so try to call as early as possible. Call 412-255-0525
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3306
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-255-0525
  • E-mail
Pittsburgh's Premier Martini Bar! Pittsburgh Magazine Winner 2014, 2013, 2012. Conveniently located in the Cultural District, between Heinz Hall, the Byham Theater and the Renaissance Hotel. Olive or Twist is located just one block from the Benedum Center and a short walk from PNC Park.
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